Johnny Hartman

WRTI Spotlight
1:41 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

The Johnny Hartman Story: Voices in Jazz, August 26th, 5 pm on HD-2

Author Gregg Akkerman has penned a much talked-about biography on the life of jazz singer Johnny Hartman. The Last Balladeer: The Johnny Hartman Story traces the journey of the Grammy-nominated vocalist from his big-band origins with Earl Hines and Dizzy Gillespie to his storied career as a solo recording artist.